How to use adjectives in Persian

How to use adjectives in Persian

You want to learn how to use adjectives in Persian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Persian lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about Persian adjectives.

Persian adjectives

Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Unlike English, adjectives in Persian are placed after the noun.


pesare kutāh qad
the short boy
pesare boland qad
the tall boy
pesare qavi
the strong boy
pesare zernek
the smart boy
pesare nātavān
the weak boy
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About Persian

The language is also known as Farsi. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Persian would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Persian

Learn to get by in Persian with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Persian greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Man tešne hastam.
I am thirsty.
Man qaste hastam.
I am tired.
Man qubam.
I am fine.
Man gorosne hastam.
I am hungry.
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If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Persian in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Persian learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Persian in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Persian.

Step 7 : Adjectives in Persian

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Persian adjectives bozorg, kucek and kohne (big, small, old). Using the nouns ketab, sandali and dar (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each adjective with each noun (the big book, the old chair, the small door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Persian adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives bozorg, kucek and kohne with the nouns ketab, sandali and dar you can move on to Step 8 (Persian Verbs).

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